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A new authoritarian axis demands an international progressive front

This is an article by Bernie Sanders, a US senator from Vermont. I think it deserves careful consideration. It was printed in The Guardian, a UK newspaper that often presents me with facts and opinions that I think deserve careful consideration. I am doing what little I can to spread the word, though I fear it may already be too late. There is a global struggle taking place of enormous consequence. Nothing less than the future of the planet – economically, socially and environmentally – is at stake. At a time of massive wealth and income inequality, when the world’s...

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Should we vote again?

In June 2016, I was in a meeting about things that had nothing at all to do with Brexit. We had reached the end of business and were leaving the room when somebody mentioned the upcoming referendum and a look of disgust crossed one lady’s face. “Oh, I’m voting Leave,” she declared, and added: “… the E.U. (the letters were delivered with heavy emphasis and profound disdain) - or whatever it’s called”. Those words came back to me a few months ago when I happened to click on a Ricky Gervais stand-up routine on Netflix. He was mocking those who...

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